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MS-SSR Student’s Journey From Pre-Med to Pro Baseball

Chase Gibson

“You hear stories about people changing their career path in the final semester and I always thought they were crazy, but that ended up being me.” Chase Gibson spent his whole life wanting to be a doctor and go to medical school, but when the time came, he wasn’t so sure. “I started to come to terms with what it meant to go to medical school and wasn’t sure I really wanted to do it,”  Chase said. “So, I went a different route.” A collegiate baseball player at both William Woods University in Fulton, Missouri and Carthage College in Kenosha, …

From Athletic Trainer to MS-SSR Student: Jensen Radley

In a small town in northern Nevada, Jensen Radley, LAT, ATC grew up playing multiple sports, with basketball being her favorite. Fast-forward to today, she is making an impact in the sports health care field. Jensen attended the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and earned her bachelor’s degree in athletic training. While there, she immersed herself in a variety of experiences, including working with collegiate soccer players, multiple local high school sports teams, and in an orthopedic surgeon’s office. “The reason I chose the degree in athletic training was because I saw a huge need for injured athletes to receive …

Wildest Dreams: Logan Adjunct Professor Joins Taylor Swift: Eras Tour

Occasionally an opportunity of a lifetime presents itself. For Curtis Wildes, PhD, LAT, ATC, CSCS, DO(EU), that opportunity came in the form of a phone call last March. “I had just received a contract to provide performance medicine services for a residency show in Las Vegas at the Wynn,” said the adjunct professor for both Logan’s Master of Science in Strength and Conditioning and Master of Science in Sports Science & Rehabilitation programs. “I felt like I was in the right place, doing the right thing. Then I received a phone call that changed my life—I was asked to join the …

How to Complete an Internship for the MS-SSR Program

Logan University’s online Master of Science in Sport Science and Rehabilitation (MS-SSR) program combines virtual learning courses with a hands-on internship experience. As a part of the MS-SSR degree, students in the graduate program are required to complete an internship at a site of their choosing. Once approved by the Program Director, students work in a clinical setting with health professionals for a total of 180 hours over a 15-week time frame. Given that this degree is mostly online, students often ask what the best way to approach this internship requirement is to successfully complete it. Brittany Ramirez, DC, MS, …

Veterans Serving Veterans: Logan Alum Gives Back in a Big Way

“They have seen quite a bit of action – injuries ranging from black eyes, to gunshot wounds to the head, to severed limbs. My medics out there have done great things and helped to save the lives of many. Another two Soldiers are currently serving as medics on Convoys with one of our Infantry Battalions. They see improvised explosive device (IED) and small arms fire attacks nearly every time they go out. One of the two will earn his CMB (Combat Medical Badge) soon – awarded to any medic who treats casualties while under fire… Back here at Camp Liberty …